South-West Communities

Point Fortin

The borough of Point Fortin is located south of La Brea and can be accessed by the Southern Trunk Road. Among the communities of Point Fortin are Clifton Hill, Fanny Village, Techier Village, Mahaica, and New Lands.

Entertainment

Cinema: In 2002, Point Fortin had one operating cinema: Strand on Main Road.

Calypso: Calypsonians who were born in Point Fortin include the Mighty Duke, Blueboy, Iwer George, and Naya George.

Steelbands: The following is a listing of the steelbands that functioned in Point Fortin, broken down by type: traditional (pans supported around the neck); and conventional (pans supported mechanically).

STEELBAND TYPE LOCATION IN 2002 HISTORY
FUSDAT Conventional Fanny Village  
Jah Roots Traditional Warden Road  
Point Fortin United Conventional New Lands  
Self Help Marines Traditional Trinmar Sports Club  
Silver Harps Conventional Salazar Trace  
Starland Conventional Techier Village  
Sun Valley Conventional New Lands  
Tornadoes Conventional Richardson Street  

Sports

Sporting events are held at the Mahaica Oval on George Road.

Academic Institutions

SCHOOL LEVEL ADDRESS RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION HISTORY
Cap De Ville Government Private School Primary Guapo-Cap De Ville Main Road    
Clifton Hill Private School Primary Clifton Hill    
Egypt Government School Primary   Non-Denominational  
Holy Name Convent Secondary Clifton Hill Roman Catholic  
Point Fortin College Secondary      
Point Fortin EC School Primary   Anglican  
Point Fortin RC School Primary Mahaica Roman Catholic 835 Pupils in 2002
Point Fortin Senior Secondary School Secondary Main Road Non-Denominational  
Point Fortin Seventh Day Adventist School Primary Mainfield Road Seventh Day Adventist  
Trinzuela Secretarial & Technical College Tertiary 26 Adventure Road Non-Denominational  

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